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Laserblast (1978)

 -  Sci-Fi  -  1 March 1978 (USA)
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A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transform him into a grotesque killer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Milford ...
Billy Duncan
Cheryl Smith ...
Kathy Farley
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Tony Craig
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Sheriff
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Deputy Pete Ungar
Barry Cutler ...
Deputy Jesse Jeep
Mike Bobenko ...
Chuck Boran
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Froggy
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Colonel Farley
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Doctor Mellon (as Roddy McDowell)
Rick Walters ...
Mike London
Simmy Bow ...
Gas Station Attendant
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Franny Walton
Wendy Wernli ...
Carolyn Spicer
Michael Barrere ...
Hip Kid (as Michael Bryar)
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Storyline

Alien creatures kill a mutated alien creature in the California desert. Its remains, and the high-tech laser gun and power source accidentally left behind, are found by an ostracized teenager. However, the power source causes the teenager to mutate too, and he goes on a murderous rampage. Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

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alien | desert | gun | laser gun | laser | See more »

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Billy was a kid who got pushed around... Then he found the power See more »

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Sci-Fi

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1 March 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Laserblast  »

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Trivia

This was the debut film for composers Richard Band and Joel Goldsmith. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the film, when the police take off in pursuit of Billy's van, their tires squeal on the dirt shoulder. See more »

Crazy Credits

"Cragar" is misspelled as "Crager" in the appreciation section. See more »

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So bad, it's good
2 June 2003 | by (NY Metro) – See all my reviews

Camp: the absurdly ludicrous, the ludicrously absurd. This movie wasn't meant to be taken seriously. It did have some bizarre creatures & stop-motion animation. Worth checking out for that alone. It's a curiosity of the late 70's post-Star Wars craze. It's dated look adds to its appeal. and it's on widescreen DVD!


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